This month's key ingredient for Feel Good Food was one of the original contenders for the first challenge back in June. I chose it because it comes in so many different forms, has so many different uses in cooking and baking, and of course, most importantly, has so many health benefits.
I am of course, talking about GINGER. Be it freshly grated ginger root, ground ginger, crystallised or pickled ginger, this month, I want your ginger recipes please!
To encourage you, some of the linked health benefits to ginger include;
- Ginger contains a number of compounds that aid gastrointestinal functions including digestion
- A recent study indicates that daily consumption of ginger can ease muscle pain associated with exercise
- Some studies have shown ginger to be very effective in reducing nausea linked to seasickness, pregnancy and even nausea brought on by chemotherapy
The rules are as follows;